We offer a variety of children’s classes. Please see below:

For Children

 


Spielgruppe/Playgroup (ages 3-5)

Spielgruppe exposes the students to spoken German through play, songs and games  and promotes the understanding and speaking of basic situational German. Please note, the playgroup has a different calendar from the regular classes, please contact us at info@victoriagermanschool.org to find out more.

Grundstufe 1/K1- Deutsch / Deutsch Immersion Stream

Designed for children with basic literacy in English, Level 1 emphasizes listening and speaking skills.  Most children in this class have previous exposure to the German language.

Grundstufe 2 / Level 2 – Deutsch / Deutsch Immersion Stream

Building on German learned in the previous courses, Students are introduced to basic reading and writing in German. Level 2 instructs students in correct spelling and grammar. Children must have previous exposure to the German language.

Mittelstufe  / Intermediate Level  – Deutsch/ Deutsch Immersion Streams

Building on German learned in the previous courses, Intermediate Level further develops German spelling and grammar as well as reading and writing skills. Children must have previous exposure to the German language.
The goal in this class is to prepare the child to pass the KVDS (Kanadischer Verband Deutscher Schulen) exam.

 

 

 

Sprachdiplom

Three levels of exams are administered by the German Government in Canada to demonstrate language proficiency: ZDP (A2), DSD I (B1) and DSD II (C1). Students wishing to attend a college or a university in Germany need to provide evidence of proficiency in the German language by passing the C1 Language Diploma examination. Each level requires a 2 year time commitment from the Student.
 

Advanced German Literacy/ Sprachdiploma A2

This class will prepare students for the Sprachdiplom ZDP A2 exam – the first level of exams offered by the German Government to demonstrate German language proficiency.


Advanced German Literacy/Sprachdiplom DSD I (B1) and DSD II (C1)

The Advanced German Literacy class is designed for children who are fluent, or close to fluent, German speakers and are seeking to become competent in reading and writing in German. The class will focus on reading and writing skills. Children must have a basic ability in reading and writing at least in English, and must be able to engage only in German during the period of instruction.